Cheap Madison to Columbus  train tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Madison to Columbus ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Madison to Columbus is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Madison to Columbus was $47.33. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $5.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Madison to Columbus ? How far is Madison to Columbus ?

The distance between Madison to Columbus is 26.71 miles or 42.98 km. A train trip from Madison to Columbus typically takes 7 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Columbus faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 2 minutes to get from Madison to Columbus.

Going from Madison to Columbus by train takes over 7 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Madison to Columbus are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Madison to Columbus

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Columbus. One train carrier operates regular service on the Madison to Columbus route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Madison to Columbus, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Madison to Columbus, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Madison to Columbus


Amtrak train tickets from Madison to Columbus start from $34.00, and on average cost $53.28. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Columbus. Amtrak in Madison leaves from 4 Collins Ct and one other station. And in Columbus trains arrive at 359 N Ludington St,

From Madison to Columbus train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Columbus faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 2 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $47.33 for a one-way train ticket to Columbus.

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There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Columbus that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Madison serving this route is 4 Collins Ct, UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St.
  • 4 Collins Ct
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Columbus from Madison., The busiest departure station in Madison serving this route is 359 N Ludington St.
  • 359 N Ludington St